Diploma in Public Relations

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Diploma in Public Relations

Online Public Relations Course

Enrol today with eLearning College, for the chance to take part in this advanced diploma in public relations.  Our highest-level public relations diploma course to date can be taken from any location worldwide, and is offered 100% free of charge.  Study for an endorsed public relations diploma online in your spare time, with no deadlines or time restrictions imposed. Our free PR courses are open to newcomers and experienced candidates from all backgrounds – anyone looking to pursue a high-profile career in PR management.

This exclusive Diploma in Public Relations takes place over a series of 10 in-depth modules, which conclude with online assessments in multiple choice format.  Topics and knowledge areas covered include the management and organisation of PR activities, public relations as a communication tool, the relationship between PR and marketing, how to produce a broad range of public relations materials, the importance of good media relations, ethics in public relations management, and more.  Whether starting from scratch or looking to take your existing PR career a step further, an endorsed diploma on your CV could make all the difference.  Enrol online and start your free PR diploma today, or contact the team at eLearning College anytime to learn more.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course the learner will be able to:

  • Define the term 'Public Relation'
  • Discuss the nature and scope of Public Relations
  • Explain the difference between Public Relations , Advertising and Publicity
  • Explore the objectives of Public Relations , Advertising and Publicity.
  • Explain the difference between Public Relations , Advertising and Publicity
  • Explore various tasks involved in Public Relations
  • Discuss the importance of planning in Public Relations
  • Explore various approaches of the planning process in Public Relations
  • Explore various types of publicity media and their role in Public Relations
  • Explore various forms of communication media and their role in Public Relations
  • Explain what is meant by corporate planning?
  • Explore various approaches used for building a corporate reputation
  • Explain is what media relation is and its purpose
  • Explore the structure of a typical media organization
  • Explore various aspects of crisis management
  • Discuss basic principles of crisis management
  • Define ethics and morality
  • Discuss the Obligations of a Public Relations Practitioner 


At eLearning College, our exclusive elearning programs can be taken from any location, and are offered 100% free of charge.  It costs nothing to enrol, and we include all essential learning resources and study aids as standard.

Our self-paced courses are ideal for anyone looking to build the knowledge and skills needed to improve their career prospects.  Upon completion of your free online course, you will have the opportunity to request one of the following certificates as proof of your new skills:

  1. An official Course Completion Certificate from eLearning College
  2. A CPD Accredited Certificate to boost your CPD profile
  3. An Endorsed Certificate issued by the Quality Licence Scheme

A certificate confirming the successful completion of your course could be just the thing to boost your CV, giving you an edge over rival candidates.  A small fee is payable for each of these certificates, for which more information can be found on our pricing page

However, there is no obligation to claim any of these certificates, and there is nothing to pay to take part in any of our online programs.

For more information on our free online courses or to learn more about the three certificate options above, contact a member of the team at eLearning College today.

Course Info
Course Level Level 5
Study Method Online
Course Duration 3 Month(s)
Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements.

Start Date Ongoing
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Course Rating

Student Feedback


Moeti Maebane

8 months ago

A very informative course which I enjoyed the most and still looking forward to learning more


Nompumelelo Nxumalo

10 months ago

It is very nice and i really enjoy the course but i have a problem how to get certificate pls help or email to my email address pls


John Loabile

1 year ago

This course is very excellent and it raises the PR education to the highest international standards. I enjoyed doing this course. John Loabile BA communication, University of Fort Hare.Former Vista University and NHBRC PRP and Mc Donalds NZ and SA.


Nolihle Mchali

1 year ago

A great course indeed



Enhance your knowledge and skills with the course materials and learning resources we provide.


Complete each end-of-unit assessment to progress through the course at your own pace.


After successfully completing your course in full, you will be able to claim your certificate or diploma.


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The more impressive your professional profile, the easier it becomes to climb the career ladder. Maximise your potential and fast-track your development, with the help of eLearning College.